The University Is Part of the Family

Four Goulet siblings and two parents spend time together at Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. – Yazmin Goulet’s transcript shows she stayed at the University of Mississippi an extra semester to add a minor to her already impressive resume, but the real reason is this: It’s not every day you get to go to college with three of your siblings. “It’s like the university is part of ourRead the story …

Integrated Marketing Communications Program Turns 10

Young program one of university's largest, thanks to passionate faculty and alumni

OXFORD, Miss. – Scott Fiene remembers watching the first handful of integrated marketing communications students walk across the commencement stage in 2013, completely unaware that in less than a decade, he would be watching hundreds of IMC graduates cross the stage each year. The University of Mississippi‘s IMC program began with 51 students in theRead the story …

Theater of War Invites Community to See Impact of Conflict

Production uses ancient literature to bridge the gap between civilian, soldier experience

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi‘s Department of Classics and Office of Veteran and Military Services is using the lens of ancient Greek literature to explore the emotional and social tension between soldiers and the societies that send them to war. The Veterans Day event, presented in partnership with Theater of War Productions, isRead the story …

‘All In. All Year’ Calendar Highlights Identity Year-Round

Cross-departmental calendar promotes intersectional events

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement is seeking to be “All In. All Year” by representing a range of cultures and identities together under one big tent across the entire year. The “All In. All Year” calendar brings campus communities together with events highlighting the diverse culturesRead the story …

Biologist Talks Science on CBS’s ‘Mission Unstoppable’

IF/THEN ambassadorship gives Goulet national platform to encourage young women

OXFORD, Miss. – Tamar L. Goulet loves sharing her passion for the sciences with anyone who will listen, especially young women interested in pursuing a career in the male-dominated field. This weekend, the University of Mississippi biology professor will have a national audience as she takes CBS’s “Mission Unstoppable” into the field to learn aboutRead the story …

Missy, New LGBTQ+ Literary Magazine, Launches Thursday

University's newest student publication showcases poetry and art

OXFORD, Miss. – Like clues in a scavenger hunt, stickers with nothing more than the word “Missy” and a QR code are making their way around campus to promote and distribute the first issue of the University of Mississippi‘s latest student-led publication. Anyone who scans the QR code on their phone, or follows this link,Read the story …

HBCU Preview Day Prepares Students for Law School Application Process

Visiting undergraduates get a peek into a life of law

OXFORD, Miss. – Students from four of the state’s historically black colleges and universities recently visited the University of Mississippi School of Law to see what the school offers and introduce them to the many resources, including faculty and staff, available to assist in the law school application process. The preview day is part ofRead the story …

Sarahfest 2021 Highlights DIY Arts and Music

Annual festival to host its first artist-in-residence

OXFORD, Miss. – This year’s Sarahfest is celebrating the do-it-yourself ethic that has been central to so many queer and feminist communities with its theme of “DIY Style.” The annual festival, hosted by the University of Mississippi‘s Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies, will feature artists who have served as creative trailblazers inRead the story …

Gabby Rivera to Give Latinx Heritage and LGBTQ+ History Month Keynote

OXFORD, Miss. – Gabby Rivera wants to inspire a generation of diverse voices and queer and Latinx youth to share their stories with the world. She is bringing her talk, “Inspiring Radical Creativity,” to the University of Mississippi to celebrate Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month and LGBTQ+ History Month. The in-person event hosted by theRead the story …

Oxford Blues Festival Returns

Music fest aims to give people a reason to celebrate

OXFORD, Miss. – The Oxford Blues Festival’s tagline, “Just a Reason to Celebrate,” holds truer than ever as the festival returns to the Oxford Square this month. The annual festival was sidelined by COVID-19 in 2020, and the 2021 lineup promises to make up for lost time. “Our festival is about celebrating our community, ourRead the story …